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November 8, 2019
The Podcast

Zigbee Alliance announces the ‘All Hubs Initiative’

Internet of Things standards body The Zigbee Alliance has announced the “All Hubs Initiative”, which it says will make smart home and IoT products easier to develop, deploy and sell across ecosystems.

New functionality for access control

As one of the major platforms within a smart building environment, access control systems play a large role in this IoT scenario.

Dahua forms partnership with IoT service company

Dahua Technology announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with Pepper, a Kansas City-based IoT platform-as-a-service, to allow the integration of its solutions into Dahua hardware.
Featured News 
IP-based surveillance

Reducing energy costs with IP-based surveillance

While cameras are primarily designed for deterring unwanted behaviour and catching criminals, they can add new insights into your operations. » Read full article

Selling the smart home

It is worth examining how this technology is being delivered to consumers and how this process might be improved. » Read full article

How to add AV options to your security-based business

One way to expand offerings is to provide audiovisual products and installations, and be able to tie AV systems into other home automation solutions. » Read full article

How to combat cyber vulnerabilities in home automation

Convenience and comfort may be on the rise, but home owners could be exposed to hacks if precautions are not taken. » Read full article
Event Calendar 

ISC East

Date: Nov. 20 - 22, 2019
Location: New York, N.Y.
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Security Summit Canada

Date: Feb. 12, 2020
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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Mission 500 Hockey Classic

Date: Feb. 27, 2020
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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ISC West

Date: Mar. 18 - 20, 2020
Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
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Security Canada East

Date: Apr. 22, 2020
Location: Laval, Que.
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Security Canada Alberta

Date: May 6, 2020
Location: Edmonton, Alta.
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